{2.25.2011} just because

Hi!

Thanks for joining me for another Friends with Flair.  All the participants can be found HERE.  I always love seeing what these fabulous girls do with Unity and {ippity} stamps.

My inspiration for this card came from the Create: Blog! This week the card challenge was to use decorative tape.  I haven’t played with this fun embellishment yet.  It may be my first time but it won’t be my last.  LOVE it!  It seems to be extremely popular and it is also a challenge at the Moxie Fab World in the Get Daring with Decorative Tap Challenge.

For this JUST BECAUSE card I used the Sing a New Song and How You Doin’? {ippity} stamps and the Giving it all Meaning Unity stamp.

I stamped the bird on some textured Bazzill paper and then distressed it with some ink.  I added some shading with Prismacolor pencils.  Funny thing, I forgot it was on textured paper.  As I added the shading the texture popped out!  I loved the effect the textured paper had on the colored pencils.  Kinda neat.  hehe

Have a wonderful weekend.

stamps: Sing a New Song How You Doin’? {ippity}, Giving it all Meaning {Unity}
other: tape, pearls {Kaisercraft}, bloomer {Webster’s Pages}, Prismacolor pencils
tools: scallop border punch {Fiskars}, Corner Chomper, sewing machine

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14 thoughts on “{2.25.2011} just because

  1. This is super cute–I just love the kraft with that beautiful flower! Great idea to stamp and distress on textured paper! LOVE LOVE LOVE your style:) YOU ROCK, Lisa:)

  2. Hey Lisa! Thanks for entering the Get Daring with Decorative Tape challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I’m so glad you joined in on all the fun! 🙂

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